Sufficient color contrast is a prerequisite for readable text and accessible websites, and visual contrast has a significant role in the updated Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 3.0). Unfortunately, contrast is often given secondary importance by designers in lieu of other design elements. This article discusses color contrast for text readability and user interface design,…
A UX graduate entering an unexpected field yields career lessons gleaned from experiences in healthcare and Alzheimer’s research.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in the United States and across the globe result in inclusive and accessible design principles that can be implemented in everyday practice.
Inclusive Design for a Digital World includes practical advice and strategies for designing inclusive and accessible products that take into consideration best practices used around the world. These strategies also ensure that people who have auditory, cognitive, neurological, physical, speech, visual disabilities, or situational challenges with access are fully able to use products we design.
Corporations desire to hear their customer complaints…or do they? We take a close look at ways companies use technology to raise the drawbridge on customers. Technology barriers exist for many reasons; some are good and some are bad. Automated customer service systems can speed up the support process for customers while cutting costs for businesses.…
Web accessibility has always been good practice but, starting this year, it is a legal requirement that user experience professionals can no longer ignore.
Variable fonts are here, and they’re going to change how you think about the relation between typography and user experience.
The first step to include accessibility into a project is to dispel myths about accessible websites being “ugly”, expensive, hard to maintain, or off brand.
Following a few foundational guidelines for accessibility can make your motion design more inclusive and help you add polish and maturity to the overall user experience.
A review of Structured Negotiation by Lainey Feingold. An approach to resolving disputes based on collaboration rather than conflict.